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Dawn A. Flickema

Dawn A. Flickema, MD

Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine
4.8 / 5 (Based on 81 Ratings) Learn More

"Watching patients make progress as they go through acupuncture, and seeing them improve as they take more interest in staying healthier is rewarding."

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About Me

If you or a loved one is interested in a holistic approach to health, look to Dr. Dawn Flickema, MD, at Avera Medical Group Integrative Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD.

Integrative Medicine Expertise for Your Family

Managing chronic illnesses, relieving pain or improving overall wellness – all goals you can reach with Dr. Flickema’s knowledge and wide-ranging expertise. She holds multiple board certifications, and she can address most health concerns you may face, drawing on 22 years of experience as a family medicine doctor along with specialized training in a variety of areas of care.

She also helped establish Avera’s integrative medicine program.

Medical Acupuncture

As a certified acupuncturist, Dr. Flickema uses this proven technique to treat many conditions:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea and digestive issues
  • Infertility, menstrual irregularities and hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Neuropathy
  • Pain related to many conditions, from arthritis to cancer treatment

Specialized Expertise to Treat Mind, Body & Spirit

In addition to acupuncture, Dr. Flickema’s expertise in nutrition, functional medicine, essential oils, mindfulness exercises and herbs and supplements provides you and your health-care team the comprehensive care you need.

Active Lifestyle

In her free time, Dr. Flickema enjoys time outdoors – gardening, running, hiking, scuba diving, fishing and camping – with her family. 

Dr. Flickema’s two decades of experience and wide-ranging knowledge of approaches such as acupuncture, mindfulness, essential oils and other methods give her the expertise you need to leading-edge care.



University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School


Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency Program, Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Honors, Awards, etc.

Patients' Choice award


American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Institute of Functional Medicine
Academy of Pain Research, Medical Acupuncture and Herbal Therapy


June 02, 2020
It was nice they moved the clinic to a place that was close by me
April 22, 2020
Excellent. Dr Flickema is probably the best to listen to what your concerns might be.
April 20, 2020
I sometimes felt like i was just another patient. Was like hurry up get done and get out.
April 01, 2020
Dr. Flickema and staff ALWAYS take time to find out what's going on. They have NEVER failed to get back to us when necessary. Thanks for all you and your team do.
March 20, 2020
Impeccable care
March 14, 2020
February 21, 2020
I highly recommend Dr. Flickema. She is the best!
February 15, 2020
Everybody in the office is very kind and answers all my questions
December 23, 2019
I love my time at Integrative Medicine because I am treated with respect and friendliness. Like one of the family.
December 20, 2019
Very efficient, not much wait-time which is appreciated.
December 06, 2019
I love the atmosphere in this clinic its very soothing and helps calm my nerves.the staff is always friendly and helpful.
October 05, 2019
September 30, 2019
Staff is always friendly!
September 04, 2019
Was a very good experience . The atmosphere was very soothing from the moment we entered the building.sincerly wish there were more medical places like this!

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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